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 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 11:48 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Let´s wait and hear it before judging it.

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 12:01 PM   
 By:   David (Giacchino-fan)   (Member)

Let´s wait and hear it before judging it.

Well, we can judge what we have heard. Like I said, I hope it isn't indicative of the rest of the score.

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 1:24 PM   
 By:   Yavar Moradi   (Member)

I'm going to come right out with it and say that sounds like maybe the worst thing I've heard from Zimmer yet; a new low. And that article kinda gives me chills (the bad kind) about the "future" of film music.

I have a hard time believing even the average Joe Schmo Spiderman Fan who usually doesn't notice film music watching this movie and not thinking to himself, "Gee...the music is totally different from the last one with the same creative team otherwise." Hopefully he'll think it's a step down from Horner's orchestral heroics, but that's the part I'm unfortunately not so sure about.

I also have a hard time believing Marc Webb loved Horner's score as much as he said he did, if he's fine having it followed up by THIS. I guess it's possible Webb got to choose Horner on the original but some producer with their hand in the pie got to mandate Media Ventures on this one. Not since Robocop 2 has the music sound of the original been so blatantly disregarded in a sequel...and this sounds like a more extreme shift than that case!

Yavar

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 2:15 PM   
 By:   filmsonwax   (Member)

I'm not convinced by this whole magnificent six gimmick, especially since he did the same for MAN OF STEEL with all the rock drummers and it still sounded like it was all samples.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 2:23 PM   
 By:   captain_avis   (Member)

I'm not convinced by this whole magnificent six gimmick, especially since he did the same for MAN OF STEEL with all the rock drummers and it still sounded like it was all samples.

I predict Amazing Spider-Man 2 will make Spiderman 3 look like gold. There's been an unprecedented number of trailers, posters clips, etc... released for this film so far and none of it looks particular good outside of Andrew Garfield's performance.

Chris

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 2:26 PM   
 By:   LeHah   (Member)

I also have a hard time believing Marc Webb loved Horner's score as much as he said he did, if he's fine having it followed up by THIS.

Let's call a spade a spade. Webb is directing these films because he has no sense of self. He's a "yes man" and purposely more malleable than Raimi who left when they asked him to make a new Spiderman on a very short time frame (and after getting pissed at Marvel for messing up Spiderman 3 like they also did Iron Man 2).

Webb is a yes man. He's there to fill a seat. He accepts all suggestions made by the producers. Hans Zimmer got the job because his name is connected to the most recognized superhero trilogy of the last decade, not because Webb wanted him - and I doubt Webb even wanted Horner, who was definitely exacerbated by the experience on the film if you see his interviews about it.

The new films are nothing more than paint by numbers, "by committee and public survey" construction.

And like Bruce Hornsby said "That's just the way it is"

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 2:43 PM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Facepalm. Do you prefer emo Tobey Maguire crying because of Mary Jane again?


I'm not sure that's any different than emo Garfield crying over Gwen Stacy.
big grin

(Incidentally, I recall Maguire only crying over Ben's death. Can anyone here confirm or deny? My memory's hazy.)

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 2:45 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

To short, I can't make out anything from that clip. And whats a "magnificent six"? Are they a punk rock band from Asgard?

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 3:19 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

And whats a "magnificent six"? Are they a punk rock band from Asgard?

It's a meta thing. They turn into the villainous Sinister Six in Spider-Man 3, in which Spidey cracks wise about how difficult web-slinging is without a proper soundtrack.

But I agree with you, I don't know why people feel so strongly about 30-seconds of barely audible underscore.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 3:38 PM   
 By:   Mike_H   (Member)

Another snippet of score.



 
 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 8:16 PM   
 By:   lonzoe1   (Member)

How's that a mistake? Also, Singer is gonna ruin X-Men again.
I actually found the trailer for "Days Of Future Past" to be quite promising.



Is this suppose to be the album cover for TAS-M2?


It's looks more like a video game cover.

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2014 - 9:14 PM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

Wow, that last clip looks......unfortunate....

 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 12:14 AM   
 By:   WillGoldNewtonBarryGrusin   (Member)

Another snippet of score.



I love that scene. Brings all the fun that some people missed in the first film.

C´mon, guys and girls. I know it can be fun to collectively hate something. But direct it towards something that deserves it.

Yep, I have painted a giant X on my back now.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 3:17 AM   
 By:   Kev McGann   (Member)

I found the last film a bit 50/50 but ultimately pointless as the Raimi ones were still too fresh in my mind for a re-do.
I thought the emotional scenes between Parker's family and girlfriend were much better than the Raimi, but the action/comic book sequences failed big-time in comparison to the Raimi ones. Raimi handled the light comedy much better too (the hilarious Bugle editor from the Raimi's was a big miss for me).
The one thing I really liked about the last one was Horner's score, with a theme and orchestra and emotion and layers, after the lame RC comic book scores that I had been hearing from films of that ilk.
So I was major peed off when I learned he wasn't coming back for 2. Then, to hear HZ and his bonzo doodah band (or whatever) were having another jam session really bummed me out.
After watching the (sh!t) trailer the other week, I now really don't want to bother sitting through it at all.

 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 4:34 AM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

Saw the 'Peter and Gwen Kiss' clip. I'm less concerned about the music (meh) than I am about the goofy slapstick.

I know. I know. A few seconds out of context don't paint a full picture of the finished film, but...I'm a little worried.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 12:19 PM   
 By:   JamesSouthall   (Member)

I know it's the most ridiculous opinion ever formed by a human being, but I rather enjoyed the first one, more than the Raimi ones in fact. I won't see the second one though (not in the cinema, anyway), the clips posted above are cringeworthy and the score will probably irritate me a great deal.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 1:18 PM   
 By:   franz_conrad   (Member)

I've got to agree. The first one managed to do the love story well.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 3:03 PM   
 By:   mrchriswell   (Member)

I'm tired of so called spectacle films that give you nothing to look at. The last Spidey has set almost entirely at night, not for atmosphere but likely to provide cover for the effects people and save money. The last Thor was shoddy and grimy looking as well. Then they have the nerve to charge premiums for 3D conversions that make everything even darker. There is no other reason for these dopey things to exist as anything other than eye candy yet so many fail on that level.

Tired of complaining about Zimmer in superhero mode. Almost as tired as I am of listening to it. BAM BAM CRASH BAM, repeat...

 
 Posted:   Mar 13, 2014 - 3:19 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Not a huge Raimi fan, but Toby and Kirsten had a lot of chemistry together. It was it's saving grace.

 
 Posted:   Mar 14, 2014 - 6:32 AM   
 By:   Scott M (Oldsmith)   (Member)



And now I have to look forward to a bad soap opera plot with Spidey's parents as super-spies or something that sounds like it came out of some godawful 1990s comic book?

Amazing Spider-Man 366!


It goes back even farther, all the way to Amazing Spider-Man Annual #5 in 1968.

 
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